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Latino Caucus Calls on Congress to Stand for Refugees, Reject Funding of Trump Program

Latino Caucus Calls on Congress to Stand for Refugees, Reject Funding of Trump Program

The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus released the following statement calling on Congress to reject a budget that allocates funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Migrant “Protection” Protocols (MPP),… Read more »

New Protections for Chicago’s Immigrants

New Protections for Chicago’s Immigrants

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot introduced an ordinance on Wednesday afternoon to strengthen protections and provide additional resources for Chicago’s immigrant communities. The Accountability on Communication and Transparency… Read more »

Community Advocates Form Trade Association to Expand Equity in the Illinois Cannabis Industry

Community Advocates Form Trade Association to Expand Equity in the Illinois Cannabis Industry

On Wednesday morning, community advocates, housing and civil rights leaders, and cannabis industry experts joined together to announce The South and West Side Cannabis Coalition, a trade association focused on… Read more »

Triton College Music Professor Peter Jermihov Receives GRAMMY Nomination

Triton College Music Professor Peter Jermihov Receives GRAMMY Nomination

Five years ago Triton College music professor, Dr. Peter Jermihov, made a personal commitment to record one newly composed classical liturgical composition per year.  At the time, he did not… Read more »

Congress Introduces DIVERSIFY Act

Congress Introduces DIVERSIFY Act

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL), Congresswoman Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced the introduction of the Diversifying by Investing in Educators and Students to Improve Outcomes for… Read more »

City Colleges of Chicago Forms New Partnership with Roosevelt University

City Colleges of Chicago Forms New Partnership with Roosevelt University

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) students who desire a four-year degree will be able to make a seamless transition and take advantage of scholarship opportunities through a new Dual Degree… Read more »

City Colleges, Art Institute Form Partnership

City Colleges, Art Institute Form Partnership

The Art Institute of Chicago and City Colleges of Chicago are delighted to announce a new partnership that provides free admission to the museum for the community college system’s 77,000… Read more »

Gov. Pritzker Calls on Illinois to Become Best State in Nation for Families Raising Young Children

Gov. Pritzker Calls on Illinois to Become Best State in Nation for Families Raising Young Children

After making the largest investment ever into early childhood programs and facilities this past year, Governor JB Pritzker gathered with leading early childhood experts on Monday and announced greater state… Read more »

Focus on Your Resolutions

Focus on Your Resolutions

Research has shown that about half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions, yet less than 10 percent manage to keep them for more than a few months. One of the… Read more »

Pritzker Administration Expands IL’s Investment in ECE Workforce

Pritzker Administration Expands IL’s Investment in ECE Workforce

On Tuesday, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced two changes to the state’s Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) as of Jan. 1, 2020, that will… Read more »